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Senate votes to open debate on anti-Asian American hate crimes bill

Washington, April 15 | The US Senate has voted with sweeping bipartisan support to open a debate on an anti-Asian American hate crimes bill,...

Apple to testify before US Senate hearing on app stores

San Francisco, April 12 | Apple will send its chief compliance officer before the US Senate Judiciary Committee to testify during a hearing on...

Senate confirms Vivek Murthy as US Surgeon General

By Arul LouisNew York, March 24 | The US Senate has confirmed Vivek Murthy as the surgeon general, the second time he will be...

Biden condemns Colorado shooting, urges Senate to pass gun reform bills

Washington, March 24 | US President Joe Biden said he was "devastated" by the shooting a day earlier at a grocery store in Boulder,...

Ex-California AG wins Senate approval for Health Secy

Washington, March 19 | Xavier Becerra, US President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and also the former California...

Senate confirms new US Trade Representative

Washington, March 18 | The Senate has unanimously confirmed Katherine Tai as the new US Trade Representative (USTR), making her the first Asian-American and...

US Senate confirms Deb Haaland as Interior Secu

Washington, March 16 | The US Senate has voted to confirm Deb Haaland, a Democratic Congresswoman from New Mexico, to serve as the first...

Harsh tweets by Vanita Gupta raised at Senate confirmation hearings

By Arul LouisNew York, March 9 | Tweets by Vanita Gupta, the nominee for Associate Attorney-General, came up on Tuesday when she appeared...

US Senate passes $1.9tn relief bill (Ld)

Washington, March 7 | The evenly split US Senate has narrowly passed a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill after a marathon overnight session, with...

US Senate passes $1.9 trn relief bill after marathon overnight session

Washington, March 7 | The evenly split US Senate narrowly passed a $1.9-trillion Covid-19 relief bill after a marathon overnight session that continued until...

US Senate votes to advance Covid relief bill

Washington, March 5 | The US Senate has voted to begin a debate on the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package amid Republican opposition, as...

Pak holds Senate elections for 37 seats

Islamabad, March 3 | Pakistan on Wednesday held its Senate polls to elect 37 members of the upper house of the country's Parliament.According to...

Pak Senate polls to be held as per past practice

Islamabad, March 2 | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the Senate polls scheduled to take place on Wednesday will...

1st African-American sworn in as Secy of Senate

Washington, March 2 | Sonceria "Ann" Berry, the first African-American and eighth woman to serve as Secretary of the US Senate, has been sworn...

Biden urges Senate to quickly pass $1.9trn relief package

Washington, Feb 28 | US President Joe Biden has urged the Senate to quickly pass the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, which was approved...

Senate committees postpone votes on Indian American cabinet nominee

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 25 | Two Senate committees unexpectedly postponed on Wednesday preliminary votes on confirming Neera Tanden, the embattled Indian American...

Payback time as 50-50 Senate puts Neera Tanden nomination in jeopardy

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Feb 22 | The Joe Biden and Kamala Harris White House is scrambling to find Republicans who can put Neera...

Biden’s Indian-American cabinet nominee runs into Senate opposition

New York, Feb 20 | President Joe Biden's Indian-American nominee for a cabinet post is at risk of not getting the Senate's approval after...

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Washington, Feb 17 | Former US President Donald Trump attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats...

Senate acquits Trump in second impeachment

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 14 | The Senate on Sunday acquitted former President Donald Trump for a second time blocking the Democrat's attempt...

Senate votes to call witnesses in Trump trial, delaying final verdict

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 13 | The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump resumed on Saturday with the Senate voting...

US Senate votes 56-44 to proceed with second Trump trial

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Feb 10 | The 100 member US Senate voted 56-44 to proceed with Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial...

Donald Trump Senate impeachment trial: What to track

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Feb 9 | Former US President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial begins on Tuesday, over a single charge: incitement...

Trump won’t testify voluntarily at Senate impeachment trial (Ld)

Washington, Feb 5 | Former US President Donald Trump will not testify under oath voluntarily at his Senate impeachment trial set to begin next...

Trump not to testify voluntarily for Senate impeachment trial

Washington, Feb 5 | Former US President Donald Trump will not testify under oath voluntarily for the Senate impeachment trial set to start next...

Bolsonaro meets new Chamber of Deputies, Senate presidents

Brasilia, Feb 4 | Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met the new presidents of the Chamber of Deputies, Arthur Lira, and of the Senate,...

US Senate passes organizing resolution after power-sharing deal

Washington, Feb 4 | The US Senate has passed an organizing resolution after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell reached a...

US Senate confirms Biden’s homeland security pick

Washington, Feb 3 | The US Senate voted to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas as President Joe Biden's secretary for homeland security.With a 56-43 vote in...

US Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary

Washington, Feb 3 | The US Senate voted to approve Pete Buttigieg as President Joe Biden's transportation secretary.The 86-13 vote has made Buttigieg the...

Senate confirms Blinken as Secretary of State with mission to redirect...

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 27 | Anthony Blinken has been confirmed as the Secretary of State to steer US diplomacy in a new...

Blinken, Biden’s pick for Secretary of State, gets Senate nod

Washington, Jan 26 | The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken as President Joe Biden's Secretary of State.Blinken, who was National Security Adviser...

US Senate panel backs Blinken as Secretary of State

Washington, Jan 26 | The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to approve President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.On...

House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 26 | A team from the US House of Representatives ceremoniously walked across the Capitol, along the path...

House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate

Washington, Jan 26 | The US House of Representatives has delivered an impeachment article against fDonald Trump to the Senate, charging the former president...

US Senate confirms Yellen as first female Treasury Secretary

Washington, Jan 26 | The US Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to...

US Senate panel okays Yellen’s nomination as Treasury Secy

Washington, Jan 23 | The US Senate Finance Committee on Friday unanimously approved President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

US House to deliver Trump impeachment to Senate on Jan 25

Washington, Jan 23 | US Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said on Friday that the House will deliver the impeachment article against former President...

Senate Republican leader proposes postponing Trump’s impeachment trial

Washington, Jan 22 | Mitch McConnell, the US Senate Republican leader, has proposed that former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial should be delayed until...

Batman fan becomes US Senate’s alternate presiding officer

Washington, Jan 21 | With the Democrats wresting control of the Senate, the US upper house's President pro tempore, who presides over the proceedings...

US Senate confirms Biden’s first cabinet nominee

Washington, Jan 21 | The US Senate has voted to confirm Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) within hours of President Joe...

Democrats take control of US Senate

Washington, Jan 21 | The Democratic Party has taken control of the US Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three party Senators...

Won’t be part of Trump’s defence at Senate trial: Guiliani

Washington, Jan 19 | Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has said that he will not be a part of the outgoing US President...

Italian PM wins confidence vote ahead of Senate test

Rome, Jan 19 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won the first of two confidence votes at the Lower House of Parliament by...

Kamala Harris resigns from Senate ahead of inauguration

Washington, Jan 19 | Ahead of her inauguration as the 49th Vice President of the US on Wednesday, Kamala Harris has formally resigned from...

Democrat Jon Ossoff projected to win Georgia Senate runoff (Ld)

Washington, Jan 7 | Democrat Jon Ossoff is on track to defeat Republican incumbent David Perdue in the US Senate runoff in the state...

Democrat Jon Ossoff projected to win US Senate runoff in Georgia

Washington, Jan 7 | Democrat Jon Ossoff is on track to defeat Republican incumbent David Perdue in the US Senate runoff in the southeastern...

Protesters storm US Senate, chaos in Trump backyard

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 7 | US President Donald Trump's die hard supporters clashed violently with local police and law enforcement officers Wednesday,...

Democrats win 1 Senate seat in Georgia, lead in another

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 6 | In the runoff elections from Georgia that will determine the future of the US Senate, a Democratic...

Pelosi retains US Speakership with narrow majority, Senate undecided (2nd Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 4 | Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been re-elected by a narrow margin in a US House of Representatives with...

Pelosi wins US speakership with narrow majority, Senate undecided (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 4 | Speaker Nacy Pelosi has been elected speaker by a narrow margin in a US House of...

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Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...